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How to mark the rounds in crochet using a tail of yarn

By |2020-09-06T14:08:22+02:0006/09/2020|Categories: Crochet, SOSCrochet|Tags: , |

Mark the rounds in a crochet work is useful to avoid mistakes, to keep track of work done and see how it’s growing. It also makes it easy to count the rounds! Safety pins, stitch markers, paper clips, bobby pins… anything can work. But using a tail of contrasting color [...]

How to crochet an oval shape: working into both sides of the foundation chain

By |2020-09-05T14:46:11+02:0005/09/2020|Categories: Crochet, SOSCrochet|Tags: , |

Crochet oval shapes are used for amigurumi, to make the base of some bags, soles of baby shoes and wool slippers. Most amigurumi patterns start with a magic ring that allows you to make a round shape that widens round after round. Another very common crochet shape is the oval! [...]